Mount Mercy University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Mount Mercy University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,810 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1928 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Mount Mercy University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Mount Mercy University.

Mount Mercy University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Nursing, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
75%
Mount Mercy University student retention rate is fair at 75% (close to Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mount Mercy University is average - 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount Mercy University is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,400
Average tuition charges are very high, about $25,400 per year.

Read the details about Mount Mercy University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent data, 532 applications were submitted and 371 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Mount Mercy University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Mount Mercy University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mount Mercy University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Mount Mercy University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Mount Mercy University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount Mercy University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount Mercy University, 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797, USA
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